Alan Krawitz

Alan Krawitz

Independent Journalist

NY/LI-based journalist and communications guy. My work has appeared in Newsday, Daily News, NY Press, Queens Chronicle and more.

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The New York Press

Alternatives to the Emergency Room

Walk-in, specialty care options gaining momentum with city residents
Access to quality healthcare in the city, as in the nation, has long been a pressing issue thanks in part to overburdened emergency...

The New York Press

End of a Dance Era Downtown

With the recent passing of restaurateur Dino Bakakos, the former proprietor of the now-defunct Lafayette Bar and Grill in Tribeca, many in the dance and performing arts community worry that the climat...

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The New York Press

Engineer Goes Back to High School Mid-Career

In the case of Chelsea resident and 10th grade electronics teacher Ross Grosshart, the phrase “better late than never” couldn’t be more true. After more than 22 years as an engineer, developing software for high-profile companies including Hewlett-Packard, American Express and GTE, Grosshart decided to leave his lucrative career and follow his dream to become a teacher.

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The New York Press

Minetta Street Tenement to be One-Family Mansion

The yellow tenement at 9 Minetta Street, with a dubious history of suspected illegal hotel use, located within the proposed South Village Historic District, is on track for conversion from a 20-unit building to a 5,000 square foot, one-family mansion.

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The New York Press

The Race for Tom Duane's Seat

The Race for Tom Duane's Seat

The New York Press

Velazquez Scores Decisive Primary Win Over Three Challengers

The 2012 Democratic primary in the newly created 7th District. which includes parts of Brooklyn, Queens and the Lower East Side, was billed by many to be one of the toughest challenges of Rep. Nydia Velázquez’s 10 terms in office.

The New York Press

A Gun, a Badge and a Heart for the Homeless

Few New Yorkers know more about the daily problems the homeless face than Vanessa Wanderlingh, a homeless outreach officer with the NYPD’s 20th Precinct.
“Within this last year I have engaged close to...

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The New York Press

Buildings Behaving Badly

The phrase “buyer beware” is especially relevant for those looking for a place to live in New York City, given the widely unpredictable nature of buildings and landlords, which run the gamut from good...

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The New York Press

Organizing the Chaos, Post-9/11

Union worker leads NYC memorial ride to honor first responders, returning vets
Most New Yorkers have vivid recollections of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. But for Gregg Nolan, then a foreman...

The New York Press

Shining a Light on ALEC

State Sen. Daniel Squadron and NY lawmakers seek disclosure
For most of its nearly 40-year history, the conservative think tank known as the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, has had su...

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The New York Press

Unlikely challenger in redrawn 7th District searches for political accountability

In his quest to unseat 20-year Rep. Nydia Velazquez in New York’s newly redrawn 7th District, which now includes parts of Chinatown, the East Village and the Lower East Side, Brooklyn-born challenger ...